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Upper Canopy  


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Location: 37.7498, -111.8734 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: grk10vq on Aug 8, 2012
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Description 

One of the newest additions to the Jungle, this area lies about 5 to 10 minutes past the Upper Jungle area and shares the same approach. A good sized crag with cracks and steep faces. Rock quality varies, but is generally solid with the wall ranging from 35 to 60 feet in size.

Getting There 

Drive past the Upper Jungle parking area through the switch backs until the road flattens out. Twenty meters on the right is a turnout marked with a large white limestone cairn. Pull in here. Across or south of the road is a U.S.F.S. orange "cutting unit boundry" sign. Behind this tree is a well engendered trail across the forest floor to the end of the Upper Canopy area. It is flat and easy with a minimum of talus. It terminates at a very large rock cairn. Look back north at the easy and short descent through talus to good climbing.

If climbing and parked at the Upper Jungle parking lot, following cairns past the Lucy in the Sky. Continue across the talus of the Upper Jungle until you reach a small incline. Follow this to its apex. The Upper Canopy begins here with the mixed route Monkey Hips and Rice. The area is the smaller, most remote region of the wall.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Upper Canopy:
Donkey Kong   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 60'   
Monkey Hips and Rice   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, Alpine, 65'   
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Featured Route For Upper Canopy
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Chimp Off the Old Chiwiener 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Upper Canopy
This intimidating line starts on overhanging seemingly loose blocks. Not so! The blocks are solid! Move through the overhanging section to steep edging on great rock. You can make this hard on yourself and follow the bolt line or move a bit right where a few right hands can make a difference....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Park here on the right next to the white cairn to access easy trail to the end of the Upper Canopy.
BETA PHOTO: Park here on the right next to the white cairn to ...
Obvious trail behind the tree with this sign.
BETA PHOTO: Obvious trail behind the tree with this sign.

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